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Oct 13, 2012 4:30pm PDT
guys that started were all latinos. it was a way for us to -- to build a support structure, because you know it was some what lacking on campus at that point. so we fog yerd no one else is going to help us. why don't we kind of get together and help ourselves. >> loans, you know, grants. cal grant. pell grant. you name it. i applied for it. djing on weekend. my family, my mom, sisters, brothers, would send me money. >> they didn't have a car to give him. so he had a bike. they bought him a bike. so every time it rained, my mom would -- she would say he is getting wet. he is getting wet. so that makes me kind of emotional because he was getting wet. and then afterward my mom cried. they got him a car. >> there were strong consequences for us if i failed in school. if i failed in school, the consequences were i would go back in the fields. and it scared the living day lights out of me. [ speaking spanish ] >> my dad always told me -- you are the girl. you are not going to go to school. so i had that in my head since i was a little girl. that i was never going to go to high school. and
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> i'm not fighting for red values or white values or black values or latino values or gay or straight values. i'm fighting for american values. they belong to all of us. san francisco. we are not as divide as our politics would suggest. >> reporter: more than 6,000 people paid anywhere from $100 to $20,000 a piece to see the president. president obama laid out accomplishments like the affordable care act, the repeal of don't ask don't tell, tax cuts for the middle class and jobs creation. he also talked specifically about last week's debate saying mitt romney's facts don't hold up. >> a few nights ago, suddenly a guy pretending to be mitt romney stood on a stage next to me. and said he is his plan. he is just going to pretend it doesn't exist. what $5 trillion tax cut? i don't know anything about a $5 trillion tax cut. don't pay any attention to that tax cut behind the curtain. >> reporter: the crowd did boo at any mention of mitt romney and the president had some advice. he said don't boo, vote. reporting live in san francisco, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >>> more details of the
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
latinos were still disen franchised. >> no one seemed to care about the farm workers who picked the nation's food. unable to demand the most basic rights. caesar cared. chavez who died in 1993, is buried on the site. while the election is a month away. you don't have to wait to vote. officials have the go ahead to send out vote by mail ballots. it is not too late to register to vote. if you have already registered and want to sign up to vote by mail, that deadline is the 30th. >> this evening the children and friends of susie co will remember her. fbi agents spent the day searching for evidence in the hu hurcules home. >> we are trying to collect more evidence the supautopsy was doe this morning indicating that she was stabbed and there was blunt force trauma to the head. >> a second grade teacher known for her humor and kindness to strangers. they are trying to find her automobile. it has license plate 1a1f680. police say there has been an in crete in burglaries. looking for any kind of physical evidence that may help solve this case. we know that the victim was stabbed. there was
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
-american, american indian and latino. california has experience with the impact of banning race from state university admissions decisions. in 1996 voters approved prop 209, which banned the practice. the supreme court decision will not affect that ban, but santa clara university law professor margaret russell says the court's decision could impact us in other ways. >> this will affect us in california in the sense that the supreme court, in deciding to take the care, has obviously signaled that it's willing to consider overturning the earlier decision that upheld the use of race. so no matter how it comes out, in terms of the vote, it's re-opened the debate. >> reporter: a debate becoming even more heated as university budgets shrink and the number of applicants grows. the u.s. supreme court is not expected to issue its decision until spring of next year. reporting live in san jose, marianne favro, "nbc bay area news." >>> we want to share some breaking news with you. it has to do with b.a.r.t. there's a problem on the line right now heading eastbound. there seems to be a train that
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